EVENT: Turncoats #5: Paper Architecture, Fri. March 17th

Turncoats #5: Paper Architecture DATE: Friday, 17 March 2017 TIME 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM PDT. Doors open at 6.00pm. LOCATION: 303 East 8th... Read More

Release: Full-Tea and History of early Farmers in BC at London Heritage Farm

With Canada celebrating its 150th birthday this year, heritage sites are an resourceful way to discover and revive the history of... Read More

WWW: Cycling and the city — the bold, the bad, and the beautiful

Innovative new ideas for bicycle parking As cycling becomes an increasingly popular mode of urban transportation cities are... Read More

Book Review—In Defense of Housing

Authors: David Madden and Peter Marcuse (Verso, 2016) Everyone needs housing. But not everyone can afford it. If you’re willing... Read More

The Buzz Buzz on Tiny Homes

This month the BC Tiny House Collective has catapulted into the homes of Canadians. On January 15, 2017, Frances Bula, a long-time... Read More

Book Review – People Cities: The Life and Legacy of Jan Gehl

Written by Annie Matan & Peter Newman, (Island Press, 2016) Over the last 50 years, Jan Gehl has changed the way we think about... Read More

Toronto is Debunking Myth that Families Won’t Live in Condos

Author’s Note: I am writing a short series, “Cities for Families” to showcase how local governments, non-profits and developers... Read More

WWW: Rethinking affordable housing

Floating shipping containers as affordable housing A Copenhagen design firm has created new affordable housing units out of... Read More

Book Review: Where Are the Women Architects?

Author: Despina Stratigakos (Princeton University Press, 2016) The title says it all. In this poignant, frank, and succinct volume... Read More

Three Cities, Three Paths on Energy Engagement

In Stockholm, planners ponder how to ensure that deep energy retrofits take root in the diverse suburb of Järva, a district with... Read More